Mick Slivecko supports the introduction and development of existing and emerging offerings for customers in global education markets with particular focus on leadership models, alliances, partners, industry segments and industry convergence. He is passionate about bringing creative solutions to the education and related media industries to solve real world issues. Mick works with leaders in the global public sector and industry organizations to accomplish goals of improving learning outcomes, talent alignment and the business of institutional operations. His success in global teambuilding with business partners and regional organizations is well respected. Mick is responsible for the entire IBM solutions portfolio in Education (including IBM cognitive, analytics, social, mobile, security, research) with a view on the broader goals related to societal economic and social improvement.
During his 34 years with IBM, Mick has held several cross industry and industry vertical focused roles; including leadership, marketing, business development, sales, program management and solution development. He developed new business within key IBM Emerging Business Organizations (EBO) including the IBM Learning EBO and IBM’s Global Digital Media EBO. Mick served as Global Marketing Manager for IBM’s global media and printing solutions group.
Over the years, Mick has been recognized with multiple leadership, marketing and sales awards. He has also developed, launched and mentored entrepreneurial ventures with small businesses and is active in photography, community volunteering and environmental initiatives.